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Mounted police battle Boston Royal Rooters during 1912 World Series

Mounted police battle Boston Royal Rooters during 1912 World Series

Item Information

Title:
Mounted police battle Boston Royal Rooters during 1912 World Series
Description:
Copy print of original photograph missing and presumed stolen from the McGreevy Collection. Taken at Fenway Park, the photograph shows mounted police pushing fans back off the outfield in front of the left field wall. Temporary stands were constructed for big games on the grass incline in front of the wall. The incline was named Duffy's Cliff because of Duffy Lewis's skill at playing hit onto the incline.
Date:
1912
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Snapshots
Gelatin silver prints
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Michael T. "Nuf Ced" McGreevy Collection
Subjects:
Baseball
Sports spectators
Police
Stadiums
Extent:
1 photographic print : gelatin silver
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes:
Caption: Boston, World Series, Oct. '12
Accession #:
06_06_000160